auction results

Dallas, TX – Results from the first-ever auction dedicated to CGC-certified magazines yielded results well above pre-auction estimates when Heritage Auctions’ CGC-Certified Magazines Online Auction realized $118,224 in total sales.

The sale enjoyed enormous popularity among collectors, resulting in sell-through rates of

Los Angeles – Jessie Willcox Smith’s original cover art for the November 1920 issue of ''Good Housekeeping,' entitled ''We Give Thee Thanks” sold tonight for $82,500 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

The November 1920 issue of ''Good Housekeeping'' shows two children praying before their meal and is signed ''Jessie Willcox Smith'' at the lower right. The artwork is one of Willcox Smith's

Dallas, TX – A rare movie poster for the 1933 classic film, The Invisible Man, disappeared Saturday night for $182,400 at public auction. The sale coincided with the 2020 remake, starring Elisabeth Moss, which became

New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, March 5 sale of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings saw success: “With more internet bidding, particularly via the Swann App, than any previous sale in the 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings category at Swann,

Leyburn, North Yorkshire, UK — An outstanding manuscript on archery, compiled by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey of Thirkleby Park, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, sold at Tennants Auctioneers for £2,600 (plus buyer’s premium), in their Book Sale on 18th March, trumping the £600-900 estimate.

Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey (1848-1916), it appears, was a man with an

London — A rare first edition of one of the most popular books ever written, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone signed by author J. K. Rowling “to Bryony... the first person ever to see merit in Harry Potter” sold for £118,000 in Bonhams Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts & Photographs sale on 11 March in Knightsbridge, London. It

Dallas, TX – An extremely rare copy of The Federalist Papers that was personally given by James Madison to an American diplomat and a strong selection of literature related to the Mormon church and its founders boosted the total sales for Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction to $1,608,905 March 4 in New York.

New York − An important handwritten Isaac Newton manuscript exploring the nature of God and creation sold for $106,325 at the Fine Books and Manuscripts Sale on March 6 in New York. It had an estimate of US$100,000-150,000. Extensively reworked, underlined and amended, this manuscript speaks directly to the relationship of God and Christ

Chicago — Potter and Potter's February 29th Leap Year day auction hit the ground running, offering buyers nonstop fun and opportunities from start to finish. After the hammer fell for the last time, 44 lots realized $750-2,000; 25 lots made $2,001-$4,999; and 5 lots broke the $5,000 barrier. Prices noted include the company's 20% buyer's premium.

Not surprisingly, Harry Houdini related

New York — It was a Who’s Who among American photographers in Classic & Contemporary Photographs at Swann Galleries on Tuesday, February 25. The auction brought $1M and saw competitive bidding in the room and on the Swann Galleries App.

Edward Steichen led